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Reference : HB 28

Author(s) : Banderembako Fabien & Ntitangirageza Térence
Title : La médecine populaire au Burundi : quelques plantes médicinales.
Reference HB 28 has information about 112 plants :
Acalypha villicaulis Hochst.ex A. Rich.
Official name : Acalypha villicaulis Hochst.ex A. Rich.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(022)
Recipes : H(004) wound, juice preparation from the bark of Acalypha villicaulis on the wound
H(022) parturition (made easier), juice from the bark of Acalypha villicaulis of Bothriocline longipes of Parinari curatellifolia of Triumfetta cordifolia of Zehneria scabra, infusion, VO.
H(033) promotes the reproduction, this sort preparation from the bark of plant is called "imisamisho" (promotes the reproduction), infusion, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : kamimura (Kirundi)
Ageratum conyzoides L.
Official name : Ageratum conyzoides L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(027)
Recipes : H(027) prevention preparation from the bark of abortion, this sort preparation from the bark of plant is called "imikingo" du verbe "gukingira" (prévenir), infusion preparation from the bark of leaves preparation from the bark of Ageratum conyzoides, VO
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : inkuruba (Kirundi)
Anisopappus africanus (Hook. f.) Oliv. & Hiern
Official name : Anisopappus africanus (Hook. f.) Oliv. & Hiern
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(033)
Recipes : H(033) promotes the reproduction, this sort preparation from the bark of plant is called "imisamisho" (promotes the reproduction), infusion, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : agahombo (Kirundi)
Apodytes dimidiata E. Mey. Ex Arn.
Official name : Apodytes dimidiata E. Mey. Ex Arn.
Family : Icacinaceae
Symptoms : H(053)
Recipes : H(053) ears pain, juice preparation from the bark of leaves preparation from the bark of Apodytes dimidiata, nose and ears instilllation
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umuzsivya (Kirundi)
Aspilia pluriseta Schweinf.
Official name : Aspilia pluriseta Schweinf.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(053)
Recipes : H(018) sick headache, juice preparation from the bark of leaves preparation from the bark of Pycnostachys eminii preparation from the bark of Aspilia pluriseta preparation from the bark of Lippia trifolia, VO.
H(053) ears pain (umuhaha), juice preparation from the bark of leaves preparation from the bark of Cardiospermum halicacabum preparation from the bark of Aspilia pluriseta, ears instillation
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : icumwa (Kirundi)
Berkheya spekeana Oliv.
Official name : Berkheya spekeana Oliv.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(007x), H(008), H(020)
Recipes : H(006) purgative, H(006) laxative, H(007x) carminative, H(008) diarrhoea, H(068) vermifuge, juice extracted from leaves, stems, roots preparation from the bark of Berkheya spekeana mixed or not, dosis adapted following the age, enema
H(020) snake, ashes preparation from the bark of dried leaves preparation from the bark of Berkheya spekeana dried in local scarifications
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : igihandambwa, umuhandambwa (Kirundi)
Bersama abyssinica Fres.
Official name : Bersama abyssinica Fres.
Family : Melianthaceae
Synonyms : Bersama abyssinica subsp. engleriana (Gürke) F.White
Symptoms : H(006), H(007x), H(008), H(068), H(104)
Recipes : H(006) purgative, H(006) laxative, H(007x) carminative, H(008) diarrhoea, H(068) vermifuge, juice extracted from leaves, stems, roots preparation from the bark of Bersama abyssinica mixed or not, dosis adapted following the age, enema ou VO.
H(104) belly pains, compresses preparation from the bark of pounded barks preparation from the bark of Bersama abyssinica + the same compresses macerated in H2O, VO. the juice
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umurerabana (Kirundi)
Bidens pilosa L.
Official name : Bidens pilosa L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(012), H(020)
Recipes : H(004) wound, le juice extracted from leaves preparation from the bark of Bidens pilosa, act as desinfecting
H(012)) fractures, ashes preparation from the bark of Vernonia amygdalina preparation from the bark of Bidens pilosa preparation from the bark of Biophytum helenae or Biophytum petersianum in local scarifications
H(020) injections preparation from the bark of spider, ashes preparation from the bark of leaves preparation from the bark of Chenopodium opulifolium preparation from the bark of Bidens pilosa in local scarifications
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : icanda (Kirundi)
Biophytum helenae Buscal. & Muschl.
Official name : Biophytum helenae Buscal. & Muschl.
Family : Oxalidaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(007x), H(008), H(012)
Recipes : H(006) purgative, H(006) laxative, H(007x) carminative, H(008) diarrhoea, H(068) vermifuge, juice extracted from leaves, stems, roots preparation from the bark of Biophytum helenae mixed or not, dosis adapted following the age, enema
H(012)) fractures ashes preparation from the bark of Vernonia amygdalina preparation from the bark of Bidens pilosa preparation from the bark of Biophytum helenae or Biophytum petersianum in local scarifications
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : tinyabakwe (Kirundi)
Biophytum petersianum Klotzch
Official name : Biophytum petersianum Klotzch
Family : Oxalidaceae
Symptoms : H(012)
Recipes : H(012) fractures, ashes preparation from the bark of Vernonia amygdalina preparation from the bark of Bidens pilosa preparation from the bark of Biophytum helenae or Biophytum petersianum in local scarifications
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : tinyabakwe (Kirundi)
Bothriocline longipes (Oliv. & Hiern ) N.E.Br.
Official name : Bothriocline longipes (Oliv. & Hiern ) N.E.Br.
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Erlangea spissa S. Moore
Symptoms : H(006), H(007x), H(008), H(022), H(033), H(068), H(173)
Recipes : H(006) purgative, H(006) laxative, H(007x) carminative, H(008) diarrhoea, H(068) vermifuge, juice extracted from leaves, stems, roots preparation from the bark of Bothriocline longipes mixed or not, dosis adapted following the age, enema
H(022) parturition (made easier), juice from the bark of Acalypha villicaulis of Bothriocline longipes of Parinari curatellifolia of Triumfetta cordifolia of Zehneria scabra, infusion, VO.
H(033) promotes the reproduction, this sort preparation from the bark of plant is called "imisamisho" (promotes the reproduction), infusion, VO.
H(173) , ashes preparation from the bark of dried leaves of Harungana madagascariensis of Bothriocline longipes , mixed with butter, local applicotion on leprous wounds.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umubebe (Kirundi)
Bridelia micrantha (Hochst.) Baillon
Official name : Bridelia micrantha (Hochst.) Baillon
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms : H(022), H(030), H(033)
Recipes : H(022) delivery (made easier), H(030) retained placenta, juice from Bridelia micrantha, Polyscias fulva, "imbohora", VO.
H(033) femal sterility, ONS, infusions, VO
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umugimbu (Kirundi)
Cardiospermum halicacabum L.
Official name : Cardiospermum halicacabum L.
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : H(033), H(053)
Recipes : H(033) promotes the reproduction, this sort preparation from the bark of plant is called "imisamisho" (promotes the reproduction), infusion, VO.
H(053) ears pain (umuhaha), juice preparation from the bark of leaves preparation from the bark of Cardiospermum halicacabum preparation from the bark of Aspilia pluriseta, ears instillation
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : imbogobogo (Kirundi)
Cassia occidentalis L.
Official name : Cassia occidentalis L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna occidentalis (L.) Link
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) belly pains, leaves preparation from the bark of Senecio mannii preparation from the bark of Cassia occidentalis preparation from the bark of Clausena anisata, decoction, the cold liquid, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umuyokayoka (Kirundi)
Chenopodium opulifolium Schrad. ex W.D.J. Koch & Ziz.
Official name : Chenopodium opulifolium Schrad. ex W.D.J. Koch & Ziz.
Family : Chenopodiaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(039), H(020), H(037)
Recipes : H(004) injury preparation from the bark of H(039) jiggers (imvunja) the juice extracted from leaves preparation from the bark of Mikania cordata preparation from the bark of Chenopodium opulifolium preparation from the bark of "umukurwa" disinfect the wounds preparation from the bark of the jiggers
H(020) snake, juice preparation from the bark of pressed leaves preparation from the bark of Chenopodium., VO. + juice on bite
H(020) injections preparation from the bark of spider, ashes preparation from the bark of leaves of Chenopodium opulifolium of Bidens pilosa in local scarifications
H(020) honeybees (insuki), juice of leaves of Chenopodium., local application
H(037) cough, extract of leaves of Chenopodium ugandae, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umugombe (Kirundi)
Citrus sp.
Official name : Citrus sp.
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) fever, sap of leaves of Dodonaea viscosa of Lagenaria rufa of Mitragyna rubrostipulata of Mitragyna rubrostipulata of Eucalyptus sp. of Citrus sp., VO. + steam bath of leaves
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Clausena anisata (Willd.) Hook. f. ex Benth.
Official name : Clausena anisata (Willd.) Hook. f. ex Benth.
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) belly pains, leaves preparation from the bark of Senecio mannii preparation from the bark of Cassia occidentalis preparation from the bark of Clausena anisata, decoction, the cold liquid, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umutana (Kirundi)
Clematis simensis Fres.
Official name : Clematis simensis Fres.
Family : Ranunculaceae
Symptoms : H(018)
Recipes : H(018) sick headache, leaves and flowers preparation from the bark of Clematis simensis, leaves preparation from the bark of Ranunculus multifidus preparation from the bark of "rubaba", steam bath
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umukamba (Kirundi)
Clerodendrum sp.
Official name : Clerodendrum sp.
Family : Labiatae
Symptoms : H(006), H(007x), H(008), H(068)
Recipes : H(006) purgative, H(006) laxative, H(007x) carminative, H(008) diarrhoea, H(068) vermifuge, juice extracted from leaves, stems, roots preparation from the bark of Clerodendrum sp. mixed or not, dosis adapted following the age, enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umwanzuranya (Kirundi)
Conyza sumatrensis (Retz.) E.K. Walker
Official name : Conyza sumatrensis (Retz.) E.K. Walker
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Erigeron sumatrensis Retz.
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) belly pains, juice preparation from the bark of leaves crushed preparation from the bark of Tetradenia riparia , VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umururasase (Kirundi)
Crassocephalum mannii (Hook.f.) Milne-Redh.
Official name : Crassocephalum mannii (Hook.f.) Milne-Redh.
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Crassocephalum multicorymbosum (Klatt) S. Moore , Solanecio mannii (Hook. f.) C. Jeffrey
Symptoms : H(006), H(007x), H(008), H(068), H(104), H(111)
Recipes : H(006) purgative, H(006) laxative, H(007x) carminative, H(008) diarrhoea, H(068) vermifuge, juice extracted from leaves, stems, roots preparation from the bark of Crassocephalum mannii mixed or not, dosis adapted following the age, enema
H(104) belly pains, leaves preparation from the bark of Senecio mannii preparation from the bark of Cassia occidentalis preparation from the bark of Clausena anisata, decoction, the cold liquid, VO.
H(111) burns, juice preparation from the bark of Oxalis corniculata preparation from the bark of Crassocephalum vitellinum preparation from the bark of "umuhuti", coat the burned parts
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umuturagara, umutagari (Kirundi)
Crassocephalum vitellinum (Benth.) S. Moore
Official name : Crassocephalum vitellinum (Benth.) S. Moore
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Gynura vitellina Benth.
Symptoms : H(006), H(007x), H(008), H(068)
Recipes : H(001) visual disturbances, juice preparation from the bark of leaves preparation from the bark of Oxalis corniculata preparation from the bark of Crassocephalum vitellinum preparation from the bark of Phaseolus sp. preparation from the bark of "umuryana", eyes instillation
H(006) purgative, H(006) laxative, H(007x) carminative, H(008) diarrhoea, H(068) vermifuge, juice extracted from leaves, stems, roots preparation from the bark of Crassocephalum vitellinum mixed or not, dosis adapted following the age, enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umuyungubira (Kirundi)
Dalbergia lactea Vatke
Official name : Dalbergia lactea Vatke
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(001)
Recipes : H(001) conjonctivitis (igisigo), steam bath (kwiyubikira) preparation from the bark of leaves preparation from the bark of Dalbergia lactea
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umuhasha (Kirundi)
Dalbergia nitidula Bak.
Official name : Dalbergia nitidula Bak.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Dalbergia dekindtiana Harms
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) snake, compresses preparation from the bark of Dalbergia nitidula preparation from the bark of Mucuma stans (umusugi) preparation from the bark of "umuhararusaku", local friction
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umuyigi (Kirundi)
Dicoma anomala Sond.
Official name : Dicoma anomala Sond.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) belly pains, crushed roots preparation from the bark of Dicoma anomala in H2O, enema and VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umwanzuranya (Kirundi)
Dioscorea dumetorum (Kunth) Pax
Official name : Dioscorea dumetorum (Kunth) Pax
Family : Dioscoreaceae
Symptoms : H(111)
Recipes : H(111) burns, leaves preparation from the bark of Kotschya africana preparation from the bark of Dioscorea dumetorum, crushed, dried, ashes mixed with butter, local application
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : igihama (Kirundi)
Dissotis canescens (E. Meyer ex Graham) Hook. f.
Official name : Dissotis canescens (E. Meyer ex Graham) Hook. f.
Family : Melastomataceae
Symptoms : H(077)
Recipes : H(077) nausea, to chew and to suck the leaves preparation from the bark of Dissotis canescens
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umusoma w'abungere (Kirundi)
Dodonaea viscosa (L.) Jacq.
Official name : Dodonaea viscosa (L.) Jacq.
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(007x), H(008), H(014), H(051), H(068)
Recipes : H(006), laxative, H(006) purgative, H(055) emetic, H(068) vermifuge, H(104) belly pains, decoction preparation from the bark of leaves and pounded roots preparation from the bark of Dodonaea viscosa, hot juice, VO. + steam bath
H(014) mycosia, roots powder preparation from the bark of Dodonaea viscosa mixed with butter, local application
H(051) fever, juice preparation from the bark of leaves preparation from the bark of Dodonaea viscosa preparation from the bark of Lagenaria rufa preparation from the bark of Mitragyna rubrostipulata preparation from the bark of Mitragyna rubrostipulata preparation from the bark of Eucalyptus sp. of Citrus sp., VO. + steam bath of leaves
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umusasa (Kirundi)
Dracaena sp.
Official name : Dracaena sp.
Family : Dracaenaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(007x), H(008), H(068)
Recipes : H(006) purgative, H(006) laxative, H(007x) carminative, H(008) diarrhoea, H(068) vermifuge, juice extracted from leaves, stems, roots preparation from the bark of Dracaena sp. mixed or not, dosis adapted following the age, enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : igitonga (Kirundi)
Dracaena steudneri Engl.
Official name : Dracaena steudneri Engl.
Family : Dracaenaceae
Synonyms : Dracaena papahu Engl.
Symptoms : H(033)
Recipes : H(033) femal sterility, ONS, infusions, VO
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : igitongati (Kirundi)
Dryopteris pentheri (Krasser) C.Chr.
Official name : Dryopteris pentheri (Krasser) C.Chr.
Family : Dryopteridaceae
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006) strong purgative for adults, roots dried and crushed preparation from the bark of Dryopteris pentheri, maceration in tepid H2O, VO. 4 mouthfuls
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : iraba (Kirundi)
Ensete ventricosum (Welw.) Cheesman
Official name : Ensete ventricosum (Welw.) Cheesman
Family : Musaceae
Synonyms : Musa ensete J.F. Gmel.
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(103) tooth aches, fruits without seeds preparation from the bark of Ensete ventricosum, fruit and barks are pounded to made a bowl which is introduced in the mouth during some minutes . To repeat many times during the day and this for 3 days
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : ikigomogomo (Kirundi)
Entada abyssinica Steud. ex A. Rich.
Official name : Entada abyssinica Steud. ex A. Rich.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(033)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, juice preparation from the bark of roots and barks preparation from the bark of Entada abyssinica, enema for childs, VO. for adults
H(033) femal sterility, ONS, infusions, VO
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umusange (Kirundi)
Erythrina abyssinica Lam. ex DC.
Official name : Erythrina abyssinica Lam. ex DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) cough, extract preparation from the bark of leaves preparation from the bark of Erythrina abyssinica spreparation from the bark of tened by fire or ashes preparation from the bark of leaves, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umurinzi (Kirundi)
Eucalyptus sp.
Official name : Eucalyptus sp.
Family : Myrtaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(051)
Recipes : H(037) cough, decoctionpreparation from the bark of leaves preparation from the bark of Eucalyptus sp., cooled decoction , VO.
H(051) fever, juice preparation from the bark of leaves preparation from the bark of Dodonaea viscosa preparation from the bark of Lagenaria rufa preparation from the bark of Mitragyna rubrostipulata preparation from the bark of Mitragyna rubrostipulata preparation from the bark of Eucalyptus sp. preparation from the bark of Citrus sp., VO. + steam bath of leaves
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umukaratusi (Kirundi)
Euphorbia tirucalli L.
Official name : Euphorbia tirucalli L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Euphorbia laro Drake
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) cough, roots preparation from the bark of Rubus sp. preparation from the bark of Lippia trifolia preparation from the bark of Euphorbia tirucalli sont passées au feu, crushed, juice, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umunyare (Kirundi)
Ficus ovata Valh
Official name : Ficus ovata Valh
Family : Moraceae
Synonyms : Ficus ovata Valh var. octomelifolia (Warb.) Mildbr. & Burret
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) incurable injury (ibirogano), VO. preparation from the bark of liquid from hot compresses, prepared from the mixture preparation from the bark of leaves preparation from the bark of Ficus ovata preparation from the bark of Helichrysum sp. preparation from the bark of Lysimachia ruhmeriana preparation from the bark of " igihondwankwa"
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : imanda (Kirundi)
Ficus sp.
Official name : Ficus sp.
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) injury, juice preparation from the bark of leaves preparation from the bark of Ficus sp preparation from the bark of Guizotia scabra preparation from the bark of Musa sp. preparation from the bark of Ocimum sp. preparation from the bark of Solanum adoense preparation from the bark of Vigna unguiculata preparation from the bark of "umuhemukuru" , local application
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umumanda (Kirundi)
Guizotia scabra (Vis.) Chiov.
Official name : Guizotia scabra (Vis.) Chiov.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) injury, juice preparation from the bark of leaves preparation from the bark of Ficus sp preparation from the bark of Guizotia scabra preparation from the bark of Musa sp. preparation from the bark of Ocimum sp. preparation from the bark of Solanum adoense preparation from the bark of Vigna unguiculata preparation from the bark of "umuhemukuru" , local application
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : ikizimyamuriro (Kirundi)
Harungana madagascariensis Lam. ex Poir.
Official name : Harungana madagascariensis Lam. ex Poir.
Family : Hypericaceae
Symptoms : H(173)
Recipes : H(173), ashes preparation from the bark of dried leaves preparation from the bark of Harungana madagascariensis preparation from the bark of Bothriocline longipes , mixed with butter, local applicotion on leprous wounds.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umushayishayi (Kirundi)
Helichrysum ceres S. Moore
Official name : Helichrysum ceres S. Moore
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(007x), H(008), H(027)
Recipes : H(006) purgative, H(006) laxative, H(007x) carminative, H(008) diarrhoea, H(068) vermifuge, juice extracted from leaves, stems, roots preparation from the bark of Helichrysum ceres mixed or not, dosis adapted following the age, VO.
H(027) right insertion preparation from the bark of the foetus, juice preparation from the bark of leaves preparation from the bark of Pavonia urens preparation from the bark of Helichrysum ceres preparation from the bark of Phyllanthus nummulariifolius of Indigpreparation from the bark of era atriceps preparation from the bark of " umushirambere" of "umuryanyoni" of "gisikimwe" of "ikidubudubu" of "mbohora", VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : nghabimwe (Kirundi)
Hibiscus fuscus Garcke
Official name : Hibiscus fuscus Garcke
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(033)
Recipes : H(033) promotes the reproduction, this sort preparation from the bark of plant is called "imisamisho" (promotes the reproduction), infusion, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umutete (Kirundi)
Hymenocardia acida Tul.
Official name : Hymenocardia acida Tul.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(001)
Recipes : H(001) eyes diseases, leaves crushed preparation from the bark of Hymenocardia acida in a cup with a piece preparation from the bark of charcoal , VO. + incantation with the cup on the head (umuhamuro)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umusasa (Kirundi)
Hypericum revolutum Vahl
Official name : Hypericum revolutum Vahl
Family : Hypericaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, ashes preparation from the bark of leaves preparation from the bark of Hypericum revolutum mixed with banana beer, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umusesankware (Kirundi)
Indigofera atriceps Hook. f.
Official name : Indigofera atriceps Hook. f.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(027)
Recipes : H(027) right insertion preparation from the bark of the foetus, juice preparation from the bark of leaves preparation from the bark of Pavonia urens preparation from the bark of Helichrysum ceres preparation from the bark of Phyllanthus nummulariifolius of Indigpreparation from the bark of era atriceps preparation from the bark of " umushirambere" preparation from the bark of "umuryanyoni" preparation from the bark of "gisikimwe" of "ikidubudubu" of "mbohora", VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umuturuka (Kirundi)
Kalanchoe crenata (Andr.) Haw.
Official name : Kalanchoe crenata (Andr.) Haw.
Family : Crassulaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) cough, leaves spreparation from the bark of tened by fire preparation from the bark of Kalanchoe crenata, suc, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : ikizirankurwa (Kirundi)
Kalanchoe glaucescens Britt.
Official name : Kalanchoe glaucescens Britt.
Family : Crassulaceae
Synonyms : Kalanchoe beniensis De Wild.
Symptoms :
Recipes : H(004) wound + H(045) cicatrizing, juice preparation from the bark of leaves leaves preparation from the bark of Kalanchoe glaucescens spreparation from the bark of tened by fire or under the hot ashes
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : igitenetene (Kirundi)
Kalanchoe sp.
Official name : Kalanchoe sp.
Family : Crassulaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(007x), H(008)
Recipes : H(006) purgative, H(006) laxative, H(007x) carminative, H(008) diarrhoea, H(068) vermifuge, juice extracted from leaves, stems, roots preparation from the bark of Kalanchoe sp. mixed or not, dosis adapted following the age, enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : ikitenetene (Kirundi)
Kigelia aethiopica Decne.
Official name : Kigelia aethiopica Decne.
Family : Bignoniaceae
Symptoms : H(057)
Recipes : H(057) goiter, roots powder dried preparation from the bark of Kigelia aethiopica mixed with butter, local application + powder mixed with H2O or beer, VO. + scarification with ashes preparation from the bark of "akatsi" "kipfumbase", preparation from the bark of feather preparation from the bark of swallow and the locust "igihori"
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umuremera (Kirundi)
Kotschya africana Endl.
Official name : Kotschya africana Endl.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(075), H(111)
Recipes : H(075) aperitive, infusion preparation from the bark of leaves preparation from the bark of Kotschya africana, VO.
H(111) burns, leaves preparation from the bark of Kotschya africana preparation from the bark of Dioscorea dumetorum, crushed, dried, ashes mixed with butter, local application
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umushiha (Kirundi)
Lagenaria rufa (Gilg) Jeffrey
Official name : Lagenaria rufa (Gilg) Jeffrey
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) fever, juice preparation from the bark of leaves preparation from the bark of Dodonaea viscosa preparation from the bark of Lagenaria rufa preparation from the bark of Mitragyna rubrostipulata preparation from the bark of Mitragyna rubrostipulata preparation from the bark of Eucalyptus sp. preparation from the bark of Citrus sp., VO. + steam bath preparation from the bark of leaves
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umutangatanga (Kirundi)
Lagenaria sp.
Official name : Lagenaria sp.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(007x), H(008), H(068)
Recipes : H(006) purgative, H(006) laxative, H(007x) carminative, H(008) diarrhoea, H(068) vermifuge, juice extracted from leaves, stems, roots preparation from the bark of Lagenaria sp. mixed or not, dosis adapted following the age, enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umutanga nyabavyeyi (Kirundi)
Lannea edulis (Sond.) Engl.
Official name : Lannea edulis (Sond.) Engl.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(007x), H(008), H(068)
Recipes : H(006) purgative, H(006) laxative, H(007x) carminative, H(008) diarrhoea, H(068) vermifuge, juice extracted from leaves, stems, roots preparation from the bark of Lannea edulis mixed or not, dosis adapted following the age, enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umutabataba (Kirundi)
Leonotis nepetifolia (L.) R.Br.
Official name : Leonotis nepetifolia (L.) R.Br.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(027y)
Recipes : H(027y) + H(004) cicatrisation preparation from the bark of delivery wounds, hot compresses preparation from the bark of leaves preparation from the bark of Plectranthus barbatus preparation from the bark of Leonotis nepetaefolia preparation from the bark of "'igikaranga" preparation from the bark of "akanyaruteke"
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umutongotongo (Kirundi)
Lysimachia ruhmeriana Vatke
Official name : Lysimachia ruhmeriana Vatke
Family : Primulaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) incurable injury (ibirogano), VO. preparation from the bark of liquid from hot compresses, prepared from the mixture preparation from the bark of leaves preparation from the bark of Ficus ovata preparation from the bark of Helichrysum sp. preparation from the bark of Lysimachia ruhmeriana preparation from the bark of " igihondwankwa"
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umuyobora (Kirundi)
Microglossa pyrifolia (Lam.) O. Ktze.
Official name : Microglossa pyrifolia (Lam.) O. Ktze.
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Microglossa volubilis (Wallich) DC. , Conyza pyrifolia Lam.
Symptoms : H(112)
Recipes : H(112) abortive, ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umuhe (Kirundi)
Mikania cordata (Burm.f.) B.L. Robinson (not registered in African data Base)
Official name : Mikania cordata (Burm.f.) B.L. Robinson (not registered in African data Base)
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(018)
Recipes : H(018) sick headache, leaves preparation from the bark of Mikania cordata preparation from the bark of Ranunculus multifidus preparation from the bark of iganzamwonga, steam bath (kwiyuka ou kwiyubikira) + nose instilllation with the juice preparation from the bark of leaves
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : nkuyumwonga (Kirundi)
Mikania cordata (Burm.f.) B.L. Robinson (not registered in African data Base)
Official name : Mikania cordata (Burm.f.) B.L. Robinson (not registered in African data Base)
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(039)
Recipes : H(004) injury preparation from the bark of H(039) jiggers (imvunja) the juice extracted from leaves preparation from the bark of Mikania cordata preparation from the bark of Chenopodium opulifolium preparation from the bark of "umukurwa" disinfect the wounds preparation from the bark of the jiggers
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : nkuyumwonga Kirundi)
Mitragyna rubrostipulata (Schum.) Hav.
Official name : Mitragyna rubrostipulata (Schum.) Hav.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(033)
Recipes : H(033) femal sterility, ONS, infusions, VO
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umugomera (Kirundi)
Mitragyna rubrostipulata (Schum.) Hav.
Official name : Mitragyna rubrostipulata (Schum.) Hav.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) fever, juice preparation from the bark of leaves preparation from the bark of Dodonaea viscosa preparation from the bark of Lagenaria rufa preparation from the bark of Mitragyna rubrostipulata preparation from the bark of Mitragyna rubrostipulata preparation from the bark of Eucalyptus sp. preparation from the bark of Citrus sp., VO. + steam bath preparation from the bark of leaves
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umugomera (Kirundi)
Momordica foetida Schumach.
Official name : Momordica foetida Schumach.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Synonyms : Momordica schimperiana Naud.
Symptoms : H(006), H(007x), H(008)
Recipes : H(006) purgative, H(006) laxative, H(007x) carminative, H(008) diarrhoea, H(068) vermifuge, juice extracted from leaves, stems, roots preparation from the bark of Momordica foetida mixed or not, dosis adapted following the age, enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umwishwa (Kirundi)
Musa sp.
Official name : Musa sp.
Family : Musaceae
Symptoms :
Recipes : H(004) injury, juice preparation from the bark of leaves preparation from the bark of Ficus sp preparation from the bark of Guizotia scabra preparation from the bark of Musa sp. preparation from the bark of Ocimum sp. preparation from the bark of Solanum adoense preparation from the bark of Vigna unguiculata preparation from the bark of "umuhemukuru" , local application
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umwana w’igitoki (Kirundi)
Myrianthus holstii Engl.
Official name : Myrianthus holstii Engl.
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(007x), H(008), H(068)
Recipes : H(006) purgative, H(006) laxative, H(007x) carminative, H(008) diarrhoea, H(068) vermifuge, juice extracted from leaves, stems, roots preparation from the bark of Myrianthus holstii mixed or not, dosis adapted following the age, enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umwufe (Kirundi)
Nicotiana tabacum L.
Official name : Nicotiana tabacum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(103) tooth aches, poudre preparation from the bark of leaves preparation from the bark of Nicotiana tabacum, application on the gums
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : itabi (Kirundi)
Ocimum basilicum L.
Official name : Ocimum basilicum L.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) cough, hot compresses preparation from the bark of pounded leaves in H2O preparation from the bark of Pycnostachys eminii preparation from the bark of Ocimum basilicum preparation from the bark of Cupressus sp., local application + VO. preparation from the bark of the liquid
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umusura (Kirundi)
Opilia celtidifolia (Guill. & Perr.) Endl.
Official name : Opilia celtidifolia (Guill. & Perr.) Endl.
Family : Opiliaceae
Synonyms : Opilia amentacea Roxb.
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) belly pains, juice preparation from the bark of leaves crushed preparation from the bark of Opilia celtidifolia , VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umunyakayero (Kirundi)
Oxalis corniculata L.
Official name : Oxalis corniculata L.
Family : Oxalidaceae
Synonyms : Oxalis radicosa A.Rich.
Symptoms : H(001), H(033), H(103), H(111)
Recipes : H(001) visual disturbances, juice preparation from the bark of leaves preparation from the bark of Oxalis corniculata preparation from the bark of Crassocephalum vitellinum preparation from the bark of Phaseolus sp. preparation from the bark of "umuryana", eyes instillation
H(033) promotes the reproduction, this sort preparation from the bark of plant is called "imisamisho" (promotes the reproduction), infusion, VO.
H(103) tooth aches, juice preparation from the bark of leaves preparation from the bark of Sesamum angolense preparation from the bark of Oxalis corniculata is maintained in the mouth to calm the pain
H(111) burns, juice of Oxalis corniculata of Crassocephalum vitellinum of "umuhuti", coat the burned parts
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umunyu wa nyamanza (Kirundi)
Parinari curatellifolia Planch. ex Benth.
Official name : Parinari curatellifolia Planch. ex Benth.
Family : Chrysobalanaceae
Synonyms : Parinari curatellifolia Planch. ex Benth. subsp. mobola (Oliv.) R. A. Graham
Symptoms : H(022), H(104)
Recipes : H(022) parturition (made easier), juice from the bark of Acalypha villicaulis of Bothriocline longipes of Parinari curatellifolia of Triumfetta cordifolia of Zehneria scabra, infusion, VO.
H(104) belly pains, juice preparation from the bark of leaves crushed preparation from the bark of Parinari curatellifolia , VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umunazi (Kirundi)
Pavetta ternifolia (Oliv.) Hiern
Official name : Pavetta ternifolia (Oliv.) Hiern
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, juice preparation from the bark of leaves crushed preparation from the bark of Triumfetta rhomboidea preparation from the bark of Pavetta ternifolia, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umunyamabuye (Kirundi)
Pavonia urens Cav.
Official name : Pavonia urens Cav.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(027)
Recipes : H(027) right insertion preparation from the bark of the foetus, juice preparation from the bark of leaves preparation from the bark of Pavonia urens preparation from the bark of Helichrysum ceres preparation from the bark of Phyllanthus nummulariifolius of Indigpreparation from the bark of era atriceps preparation from the bark of " umushirambere" preparation from the bark of "umuryanyoni" preparation from the bark of "gisikimwe" of "ikidubudubu" of "mbohora", VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umwuyuyu (Kirundi)
Pentas longiflora Oliv.
Official name : Pentas longiflora Oliv.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(007x), H(008), H(014), H(068)
Recipes : H(006) purgative, H(006) laxative, H(007x) carminative, H(008) diarrhoea, H(068) vermifuge, juice extracted from leaves, stems, roots preparation from the bark of Pentas longiflora mixed or not, dosis adapted following the age, enema
H(014) mycosias, barks preparation from the bark of roots preparation from the bark of Pentas longiflora crushed, to rub the affected parts with the paste obtained.The reaction is so violent that the skin narrows a few hours afterwards. It starts to tear if one does not coat it with butter. After approximately one week, the mycosis disappeared
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : isagara (Kirundi)
Phaseolus sp.
Official name : Phaseolus sp.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(001)
Recipes : H(001) visual disturbances, juice preparation from the bark of leaves preparation from the bark of Oxalis corniculata preparation from the bark of Crassocephalum vitellinum preparation from the bark of Phaseolus sp. preparation from the bark of "umuryana", eyes instillation
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : amakubi (Kirundi)
Phyllanthus nummulariifolius Poiret
Official name : Phyllanthus nummulariifolius Poiret
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms : H(027)
Recipes : H(027) right insertion preparation from the bark of the foetus, juice preparation from the bark of leaves preparation from the bark of Pavonia urens preparation from the bark of Helichrysum ceres preparation from the bark of Phyllanthus nummulariifolius of Indigpreparation from the bark of era atriceps preparation from the bark of " umushirambere" preparation from the bark of "umuryanyoni" preparation from the bark of "gisikimwe" of "ikidubudubu" of "mbohora", VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umuturuka (Kirundi)
Phytolacca dodecandra L'Hérit.
Official name : Phytolacca dodecandra L'Hérit.
Family : Phytolaccaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(112)
Recipes : H(014) eruption cutaneous, ONS., RNS.
H(112) abortive, ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umuhogohogo (Kirundi)
Piper capense L. f.
Official name : Piper capense L. f.
Family : Piperaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(007x), H(008), H(068)
Recipes : H(006) purgative, H(006) laxative, H(007x) carminative, H(008) diarrhoea, H(068) vermifuge, juice extracted from leaves, stems, roots preparation from the bark of Piper capense mixed or not, dosis adapted following the age, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umukonjoro (Kirundi)
Piper umbellatum L.
Official name : Piper umbellatum L.
Family : Piperaceae
Synonyms : Piper subpeltatum Willd.
Symptoms : H(001)
Recipes : H(001) conjonctivitis (igisigo), steam bath (kwiyubikira) preparation from the bark of roots crushed preparation from the bark of Piper umbellatum
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umukonjoro (Kirundi)
Plectranthus barbatus Andrews
Official name : Plectranthus barbatus Andrews
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(006), H(007x), H(008), H(027y), H(037), H(039), H(068), H(075)
Recipes : H(006) purgative, H(006) laxative, H(007x) carminative, H(008) diarrhoea, H(068) vermifuge, juice extracted from leaves, stems, roots preparation from the bark of Plectranthus barbatus mixed or not, dosis adapted following the age, enema
H(027y) + H(004) cicatrisation preparation from the bark of delivery wounds, hot compresses preparation from the bark of leaves preparation from the bark of Plectranthus barbatus preparation from the bark of Leonotis nepetaefolia preparation from the bark of "'igikaranga" preparation from the bark of "akanyaruteke"
H(037) cough, extract preparation from the bark of leaves preparation from the bark of Plectranthus barbatus, VO.
H(039) acarina, extract of leaves crushed of Plectranthus barbatus, VO.
H(075) aperitive pregnant women, infusion of leaves of Plectranthus barbatus, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : igicuncu (Kirundi)
Polyscias fulva (Hiern) Harms
Official name : Polyscias fulva (Hiern) Harms
Family : Araliaceae
Symptoms : H(022)
Recipes : H(022) delivery (made easier), H(030) retained placenta, juice from Bridelia micrantha, Polyscias fulva, "imbohora", VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umwungo (Kirundi)
Prunus africana (Hook. f.) Kalkman
Official name : Prunus africana (Hook. f.) Kalkman
Family : Rosaceae
Synonyms : Pygeum africanum Hook. f.
Symptoms : H(006), H(007x), H(008)
Recipes : H(006) purgative, H(006) laxative, H(007x) carminative, H(008) diarrhoea, H(068) vermifuge, juice extracted from leaves, stems, roots preparation from the bark of Prunus africana mixed or not, dosis adapted following the age, enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umuremera (Kirundi)
Pycnostachys eminii Guerke
Official name : Pycnostachys eminii Guerke
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(007x), H(008), H(018), H(037), H(068)
Recipes : H(006) purgative, H(006) laxative, H(007x) carminative, H(008) diarrhoea, H(068) vermifuge, juice extracted from leaves, stems, roots preparation from the bark of Pycnostachys eminii mixed or not, dosis adapted following the age, enema
H(018) sick headache, juice preparation from the bark of leaves preparation from the bark of Pycnostachys eminii preparation from the bark of Aspilia pluriseta preparation from the bark of Lippia trifolia, VO.
H(037) cough, leaves crushed preparation from the bark of Schrebera alata preparation from the bark of Pycnostachys eminii preparation from the bark of Rumex abyssinicus preparation from the bark of "imihumure", juice, VO.
H(037) cough, hot compresses of pounded leaves in H2O of Pycnostachys eminii of Ocimum basilicum of Cupressus sp., local application + VO. of the liquid
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umutsinduka (Kirundi)
Ranunculus multifidus Forssk.
Official name : Ranunculus multifidus Forssk.
Family : Ranunculaceae
Symptoms : H(018)
Recipes : H(018) sick headache, leaves preparation from the bark of Mikania cordata preparation from the bark of Ranunculus multifidus preparation from the bark of iganzamwonga, steam bath (kwiyuka ou kwiyubikira) + nose instilllation preparation from the bark of the juice preparation from the bark of leaves
H(018) sick headache, leaves and flowers preparation from the bark of Clematis simensis, leaves preparation from the bark of Ranunculus multifidus preparation from the bark of "rubaba", steam bath
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : ruheha (Kirundi)
Rhus vulgaris Meikle
Official name : Rhus vulgaris Meikle
Family : Anacardiaceae
Synonyms : Rhus incana Brenan
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) snake, roots without bark preparation from the bark of Rhus vulgaris + salt , ashes en local friction
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umusagara nyamabanda (Kirundi)
Ricinus communis L.
Official name : Ricinus communis L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(103)
Recipes : H(018) sick headache, leaves preparation from the bark of Ricinus communis preparation from the bark of Stephania abyssinica preparation from the bark of Vernonia amygdalina, steam bath (kwiyuka ou kwiyubikira)
H(103) tooth aches, roots preparation from the bark of Ricinus communis preparation from the bark of "isaka" passed with fire, to mass the gums
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : ikinobonobo (Kirundi)
Rubus apetalus Poir.
Official name : Rubus apetalus Poir.
Family : Rosaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wound, powder preparation from the bark of bark preparation from the bark of the root preparation from the bark of Rubus aoetalus dried, local application
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umukere (Kirundi)
Rumex abyssinicus Jacq.
Official name : Rumex abyssinicus Jacq.
Family : Polygonaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(018), H(037)
Recipes : H(014) mycosias, barks preparation from the bark of roots preparation from the bark of Rumex abyssinicus crushed , to rub the affected parts with the paste obtained.
H(018) sick headache, juice preparation from the bark of leaves preparation from the bark of Pycnostachys eminii preparation from the bark of Aspilia pluriseta preparation from the bark of Lippia trifolia, VO.
H(037) cough, leaves crushed preparation from the bark of Schrebera alata preparation from the bark of Pycnostachys eminii preparation from the bark of Rumex abyssinicus of "imihumure", juice, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umufumbegete (Kirundi)
Rumex bequaertii De Wild.
Official name : Rumex bequaertii De Wild.
Family : Polygonaceae
Symptoms : H(100), H(104)
Recipes : H(100) blennorragie, juice from the roots preparation from the bark of Rumex bequaertii,, VO.
H(104) belly pains, juice extracts from the crushed leaves preparation from the bark of Rumex bequaertii preparation from the bark of "kamukuru", VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : isesabirege (Kirundi)
Securidaca longipedunculata Fresen.
Official name : Securidaca longipedunculata Fresen.
Family : Polygalaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(007x), H(008), H(068)
Recipes : H(006) purgative, H(006) laxative, H(007x) carminative, H(008) diarrhoea, H(068) vermifuge, juice extracted from leaves, stems, roots preparation from the bark of Securidaca longipedunculata mixed or not, dosis adapted following the age, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umunyagasozi (Kirundi)
Senecio maranguensis O. Hoffm.
Official name : Senecio maranguensis O. Hoffm.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(027)
Recipes : H(027) prevention preparation from the bark of abortion, this sort preparation from the bark of plant is called "imikingo", infusion preparation from the bark of leaves preparation from the bark of Senecio maranguensis, VO
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : imbatura (Kirundi)
Senecio petitianus A. Rich.
Official name : Senecio petitianus A. Rich.
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Senecio hadiensis Forssk.
Symptoms : H(006), H(007x), H(008), H(068)
Recipes : H(006) purgative, H(006) laxative, H(007x) carminative, H(008) diarrhoea, H(068) vermifuge, juice extracted from leaves, stems, roots preparation from the bark of Senecio petitianus mixed or not, dosis adapted following the age, enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : icegera (Kirundi)
Sesamum angolense Welw.
Official name : Sesamum angolense Welw.
Family : Pedaliaceae
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(103) tooth aches, juice preparation from the bark of leaves preparation from the bark of Sesamum angolense preparation from the bark of Oxalis corniculata is maintained in the mouth to calm the pain
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umurendarenda (Kirundi)
Sesamum angustifolium (Oliv.) Engl.
Official name : Sesamum angustifolium (Oliv.) Engl.
Family : Pedaliaceae
Symptoms : H(033)
Recipes : H(033) promotes the reproduction, this sort preparation from the bark of plant is called "imisamisho" (promotes the reproduction), infusion, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umurendarenda (Kirundi)
Solanum aculeastrum Dunal
Official name : Solanum aculeastrum Dunal
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Solanum aculeastrum Dunal var. albifolium (C.H.Wright) Bitter
Symptoms : H(004), H(014), H(037), H(039), H(046)
Recipes : H(014) itch, H(046) chicken pox (amahere), leaves preparation from the bark of " igansamwonga" preparation from the bark of Solanum sp. preparation from the bark of Solanum aculeastrum are crushed . To rub the body with hot compresses + steam bath
H(037) cough, extract from the bark preparation from the bark of Solanum aculeastrum, VO.
H(039) jiggers (imvunja).+ H(004) wound, unguent preparation from the bark of roasted fruits (intobo) mixed with rancid butter (amavuta y’inka akuse)., local application
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umutobotobo (Kirundi)
Solanum adoense Hoschst.
Official name : Solanum adoense Hoschst.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(037)
Recipes : H(004) injury, juice preparation from the bark of leaves preparation from the bark of Ficus sp preparation from the bark of Guizotia scabra preparation from the bark of Musa sp. preparation from the bark of Ocimum sp. preparation from the bark of Solanum adoense preparation from the bark of Vigna unguiculata preparation from the bark of "umuhemukuru" , local application
H(037) cough, extract from the bark preparation from the bark of Solanum adoense, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umutobotobo (Kirundi)
Solanum sp.
Official name : Solanum sp.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(007x), H(008), H(014), H(046), H(068)
Recipes : H(006) purgative, H(006) laxative, H(007x) carminative, H(008) diarrhoea, H(068) vermifuge, juice extracted from leaves, stems, roots preparation from the bark of Solanum sp. mixed or not, dosis adapted following the age, enema
H(014) itch, H(046) chicken pox (amahere), leaves preparation from the bark of " igansamwonga" preparation from the bark of Solanum sp. preparation from the bark of Solanum aculeastrum, crushed , to rub the body with hot compresses + steam bath.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umunembera (Kirundi)
Spermacoce princeae (K. Schum.) Verdc.
Official name : Spermacoce princeae (K. Schum.) Verdc.
Family : Rubiaceae
Synonyms : Borreria princeae K. Schum.
Symptoms : H(006), H(007x), H(008), H(068)
Recipes : H(006) purgative, H(006) laxative, H(007x) carminative, H(008) diarrhoea, H(068) vermifuge, juice extracted from leaves, stems, roots preparation from the bark of Spermacoce princae mixed or not, dosis adapted following the age, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umunyovunyovu (Kirundi)
Steganotaenia araliacea Hochst.
Official name : Steganotaenia araliacea Hochst.
Family : Apiaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea preparation from the bark of the children due to the infected mother's milk, barks preparation from the bark of Steganotaenia araliacea, RNS., enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umuganasha (Kirundi)
Stephania abyssinica (Dill. & A. Rich.) Walp.
Official name : Stephania abyssinica (Dill. & A. Rich.) Walp.
Family : Menispermaceae
Symptoms : H(018)
Recipes : H(018) sick headache, leaves preparation from the bark of Ricinus communis preparation from the bark of Stephania abyssinica preparation from the bark of Vernonia amygdalina, steam bath (kwiyuka ou kwiyubikira)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umuhanda (Kirundi)
Synadenium grantii Hook. f.
Official name : Synadenium grantii Hook. f.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(007x), H(008), H(068), H(100)
Recipes : H(006) purgative, H(006) laxative, H(007x) carminative, H(008) diarrhoea, H(068) vermifuge, juice extracted from leaves, stems, roots preparation from the bark of Synadenium granti mixed or not, dosis adapted following the age, enema
H(100) syphilis, juice extracted from leaves, VO.passées au feu
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umurerabana (Kirundi)
Syzygium guineense (Willd.) DC.
Official name : Syzygium guineense (Willd.) DC.
Family : Myrtaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(007x), H(008), H(068)
Recipes : H(006) purgative, H(006) laxative, H(007x) carminative, H(008) diarrhoea, H(068) vermifuge, juice extracted from leaves, stems, roots preparation from the bark of Syzygium guineense mixed or not, dosis adapted following the age, enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umugoti (Kirundi)
Tephrosia sp.
Official name : Tephrosia sp.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(068), H(104)
Recipes : H(068) oxyures, H(104) belly pains, maceration in hot H2O preparation from the bark of leaves crushed preparation from the bark of Tephrosia sp., enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : igitaruhunwa (Kirundi)
Tetradenia riparia (Hochst.) Codd
Official name : Tetradenia riparia (Hochst.) Codd
Family : Lamiaceae
Synonyms : Iboza riparia (Hochst.) N.E. Br.
Symptoms : H(037), H(057), H(104), H(118)
Recipes : H(037) cough, leaves preparation from the bark of Iboza riparia passed with fire, crushed, VO. the juice
H(057) goiter, compresse preparation from the bark of leaves preparation from the bark of Iboza riparia on the goiter
H(104) belly pains, juice preparation from the bark of leaves crushed preparation from the bark of Tetradenia riparia , VO.
H(118) throat pain (ibigoga), leaves preparation from the bark of Iboza riparia are cooked, RNS
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umuravumba (Kirundi)
Tithonia diversifolia (Hemsley) A. Gray
Official name : Tithonia diversifolia (Hemsley) A. Gray
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(007x), H(008), H(018)
Recipes : H(006) purgative, H(006) laxative, H(007x) carminative, H(008) diarrhoea, H(068) vermifuge, juice extracted from leaves, stems, roots preparation from the bark of Tithonia diversifolia mixed or not, dosis adapted following the age, enema
H(018) sick headache, leaves crushed preparation from the bark of Tithonia diversifolia, compresses sur la tête
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : ibamba ry'umusozi (Kirundi)
Tragia brevipes Pax
Official name : Tragia brevipes Pax
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(012)
Recipes : H(012) fractures, compresses preparation from the bark of irritant plants preparation from the bark of Tragia brevipes preparation from the bark of Urtica massaica + H2O chaude
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : isusa (Kirundi)
Triumfetta cordifolia A. Rich.
Official name : Triumfetta cordifolia A. Rich.
Family : Tiliaceae
Symptoms : H(022)
Recipes : H(022) parturition (made easier), juice from the bark of Acalypha villicaulis of Bothriocline longipes of Parinari curatellifolia of Triumfetta cordifolia of Zehneria scabra, infusion, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umusarenda (Kirundi)
Triumfetta rhomboidea Jacq.
Official name : Triumfetta rhomboidea Jacq.
Family : Tiliaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, juice preparation from the bark of leaves crushed preparation from the bark of Triumfetta rhomboidea preparation from the bark of Pavetta ternifolia, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umuzirikantama (Kirundi)
Urtica massaica Mildbr.
Official name : Urtica massaica Mildbr.
Family : Urticaceae
Symptoms : H(012)
Recipes : H(012) fractures, compresses preparation from the bark of irritant plants preparation from the bark of Tragia brevipes preparation from the bark of Urtica massaica + H2O chaude
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : igisuru (Kirundi)
Vernonia amygdalina Delile
Official name : Vernonia amygdalina Delile
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Vernonia senegalensis A. Chev. , Gymnanthemum amygdalinum (Delile) Sch. Bip. Ex Walp.
Symptoms : H(006), H(007x), H(008), H(012), H(018), H(068)
Recipes : H(006) purgative, H(006) laxative, H(007x) carminative, H(008) diarrhoea, H(068) vermifuge, juice extracted from leaves, stems, roots preparation from the bark of Vernonia amygdalina mixed or not, dosis adapted following the age, enema
H(012)) fractures ashes preparation from the bark of Vernonia amygdalina preparation from the bark of Bidens pilosa preparation from the bark of Biophytum helenae or Biophytum petersianum in local scarifications
H(018) sick headache, leaves preparation from the bark of Ricinus communis preparation from the bark of Stephania abyssinica preparation from the bark of Vernonia amygdalina, steam bath (kwiyuka ou kwiyubikira)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umubirizi (Kirundi)
Vernonia kirungae R. E. Fries
Official name : Vernonia kirungae R. E. Fries
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(016), H(087)
Recipes : H(016) mammite, preparation from the bark of Vernonia kirungae of Vernonia lasiopus of "umuramisha", VO.
H(087) infection preparation from the bark of the mother's milk which causes a diarrhoea in the children, VO. , same preperation for the child
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umukamambogo (Kirundi)
Vernonia lasiopus O. Hoffm.
Official name : Vernonia lasiopus O. Hoffm.
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Vernonia alboviolaceae De Wild.
Symptoms : H(007x), H(008), H(016), H(033), H(068), H(087)
Recipes : H(006), laxative, H(006) purgative, H(055) emetic, H(068) vermifuge, H(104) belly pains, decoction preparation from the bark of leaves and pounded roots preparation from the bark of Vernonia lasiopus, hot juice, VO. + steam bath
H(016) mammite, preparation from the bark of Vernonia kirungae of Vernonia lasiopus of "umuramisha", VO.
H(033) promotes the reproduction, this sort preparation from the bark of plant is called "imisamisho" (promotes the reproduction), infusion, VO.
H(087) infection preparation from the bark of the mother's milk which causes a diarrhoea in the children, VO., the same for the child
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umuvuma (Kirundi)
Vigna unguiculata (L.) A. Walp.
Official name : Vigna unguiculata (L.) A. Walp.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) injury, juice of leaves of Ficus sp of Guizotia scabra of Musa sp. of Ocimum sp. of Solanum adoense of Vigna unguiculata of "umuhemukuru", local application
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umukubi (Kirundi)
Virectaria major (Schum.) Verdc.
Official name : Virectaria major (Schum.) Verdc.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(007x), H(008), H(068), H(171)
Recipes : H(171) diabetes, juice preparation from the bark of leaves preparation from the bark of Virectaria major, VO.
H(006) purgative, H(006) laxative, H(007x) carminative, H(008) diarrhoea, H(068) vermifuge, juice extracted from leaves, stems, roots preparation from the bark of Virectaria major mixed or not, dosis adapted following the age, enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umukuzikizi (Kirundi)
Zehneria scabra (L.f.) Sond.
Official name : Zehneria scabra (L.f.) Sond.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Synonyms : Melothria punctata (Thunb.) Cogn.
Symptoms : H(022), H(033)
Recipes : H(022) parturition (made easier), juice from the bark of Acalypha villicaulis preparation of Bothriocline longipes of Parinari curatellifolia of Triumfetta cordifolia of Zehneria scabra, infusion, VO.
H(033) promotes the reproduction, this sort preparation from the bark of plant is called "imisamisho" (promotes the reproduction), infusion, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umushishiro (Kigali)